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eBlue February 2006

Drake stars share their reading favorites

In an effort to drive up reading for pleasure among students, Cowles Library has issued a series of posters showing Drake luminaries with their favorite books.
February 28, 2006

Pharmacy Day '06 looks at 'Pills and Bills'

Drake pharmacy students spent Feb. 7 in a series of lectures, discussions and professional development activities as part of the College of Pharmacy and Health Science's annual Pharmacy Day.
February 28, 2006

Spring Internship and Career Fair draws more employers

The 2006 Spring Internship and Career Fair offers students the opportunity to meet recruiters and look for internships and full- and part-time jobs. The fair will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, in Parents Hall at Olmsted Center.
February 28, 2006

Legal Clinic receives $15,000 to help children in need

Drake University has received a $15,000 grant for the Joan and Lyle Middleton Center for Children's Rights at the Drake Legal Clinic from the Greater Des Moines Community Foundation's Community Impact Fund.
February 28, 2006

Class of '74 remembers Karbeling with leadership fund

During Pharmacy Day, the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences also recognized the late Jerry Karbeling, PH'74, who died in 2005. Karbeling owned and operated Big Creek Pharmacy located in Polk City, Iowa.
February 28, 2006

Drake to honor three outstanding educators

Three outstanding educators will be honored Thursday, Feb. 16, by the Drake University School of Education at the school's Annual Alumni Awards Dinner in Parents Hall at Olmsted Center.
February 28, 2006

Alumni activities abound in 2006

Bulldog Bashes are confirmed or in the works in cities nationwide for this May/June. Check out the full list on the alumni page of upcoming events, http://www.drake.edu/alumni/events.html, or call the Drake Alumni Office at (515) 271-2500 with questions.
February 28, 2006

Students open doors to interpretation, charity

Thirteen students in Angela Battle's upper-level painting courses have touched up some doors in an interesting way. Habitat for Humanity supplied the students with 10 interior doors and the students as individuals and in groups used the doors as canvases to express the themes of home, family or environment.
February 28, 2006

South African constitutional conference hits close to home for Kende

For a constitutional scholar such as Mark Kende, his January visit to the University of KwaZulu Natal in Durban, South Africa, was "kind of the big buffet at the international restaurant."
February 28, 2006

Call for Drake memorabilia

As Drake continues to celebrate its 125th anniversary, we're seeking items from the past for a historical display in downtown Des Moines. We're looking for old freshman beanies, sweaters, cheerleading uniforms, posters, pennants or other knickknacks
February 28, 2006

Alumni speakers lead way for Adams Institute

Drake alumni from all walks of life returned to their alma mater earlier this month to offer courses in leadership for students as part of the annual Donald V. Adams Leadership Institute Student Leadership Conference.
February 28, 2006

Anderson Gallery exhibit wows high school students

A total of about 250 art students from four public high schools in Des Moines toured the "Doubletake" graphic design exhibition at the Anderson Gallery and explored Drake's art studios in January, thanks to a $10,000 grant awarded to the Drake School of Fine Arts
February 28, 2006

Discount on new Bulldog apparel comes courtesy of eBlue

Bring a printed copy of this e-mail to University Bookstore for a 10 percent discount on any one item of new Drake athletic or academic logo merchandise. If ordering via telephone or online, mention the eBlue e-mail to receive the discount.
February 28, 2006

Drake Moot Court Team, Undergraduate Mock Trial Team fair well in competitions

The Drake University Law School National Moot Court Team defeated teams from Duke, Nebraska, Minnesota and Hastings law schools to reach the semi-final round of the National Moot Court Competition earlier this month in New York City.
February 28, 2006

Drake earns Sweepstakes Award at CASE conference

Drake University was named the Sweepstakes Winner at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District VI annual conference in St. Louis, Jan. 22-24.
February 28, 2006